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New Research on Cutting-Edge Performance Management: What Are We Learning?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Last summer we posted an announcement from Gerry Ledford (one of our profession's leading scholars) introducing a new academic study focused on leading edge performance management practices and an invitation for any qualified organizations to participate. For the past year, I have been leading research on cutting-edge performance management practices at the Center for Effective Organizations (CEO), University of Southern California.

Businesses Gain Self-Awareness with Competency Models

Caliper

Competency models can transform the way companies operate. The buzzword “core competencies” has been at the precipice of conversations in recent years, but the origins of these concepts can be traced all the way back to a 1990 Harvard Business Review article.

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7 Intriguing Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

15Five

Who among us said, “when I grow up I want to do something with borderline competency that I don’t really care about just to make enough money to survive”? Engaged employees demonstrate this through their interactions with coworkers, their attitude, and of course, their work.

Strategy Not Part of Your Rep? Here's How to Change Their Minds

Compensation Cafe

In comparison, strategic insights occur when you put your compensation practices and philosophy in a new light, where the illumination falls on the challenges your company will face tomorrow. Interview key line managers and read business planning documents that you borrow from executives.

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Prejudice Perpetuated by Prior Pay Pattern

Compensation Cafe

For Management : Why ask for prior pay history in the recruiting process? For the most effective/efficient screening, of course, to weed out "the obviously unqualified" candidates. Strong prejudice emerges against anyone paid outside the income band acceptable to the hiring manager.

The (De)Motivating Effects of Relative Performance Evaluation

Compensation Cafe

As we mature, the types of comparisons we make change, but we're still making comparisons: who earns more money, who performs better in the job, and so on. In the workplace, these comparisons become formalized through the organization's performance evaluation system.

Internal Equity Trumps External Competitiveness

Compensation Cafe

In fact, most experienced compensation professional are able to craft apparently objective survey comparisons to produce any number they want; that is one of the reasons compensation is as much art as science. Internal equity will always get higher priority than external competitiveness.

What is Organizational Development? A Complete Guide

Digital HR Tech

These can differ between organizations, but usually, they do include financial performance, customer satisfaction, organizational member engagement, and an increased capacity to adapt and renew the organization. Total quality management. Human Resource Management Interventions.

Cafe Classic: Prejudice Perpetuated by Prior Pay Pattern

Compensation Cafe

For Management : Why ask for prior pay history in the recruiting process? For the most effective/efficient screening, of course, to weed out "the obviously unqualified" candidates. Strong prejudice emerges against anyone paid outside the income band acceptable to the hiring manager.

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Employee development is at the heart of successful talent management. But it’s the ongoing training that’s at the core of talent management —and of retention. To get the most out your strongest workers, organizations need to expand training activities that increase supervisory, managerial, and executive competencies. Institutional knowledge/Knowledge management. You can find unbiased reviews and comparisons of many of these tools at Better Buys.

Santa, Where Do Best Practices Come From?

Compensation Cafe

We're likely to pay more attention to findings that support our beliefs and to ignore competing facts and patterns in our data. The exec is often waiting for you to confirm his/her beliefs, and has little interest in competing facts.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! We love competing with greatness! Performance Management. 100 Useful Performance Review Phrases. People Management. 8 Tips for Managing Your Team Effectively.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #249: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Topics: Amazon, Oracle, Cornerstone, Clustree, Skills Analysis, Datasets, Competencies, PhenomPeople, AI, CES, Delta Paralell Reality, Employee Experience, Modern Health, and Liability. Of course, that’s a really great point.